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Species profile—Antechinus argentus (silver-headed antechinus)

Classification

Animalia (animals) → Mammalia (mammals) → Dasyuridae (dasyurids) → Antechinus argentus (silver-headed antechinus)

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Species details

Kingdom
Animalia (animals)
Class
Mammalia (mammals)
Family
Dasyuridae (dasyurids)
Scientific name
Antechinus argentus Baker, Mutton & Hines 2013
Common name
silver-headed antechinus
Type reference
Baker, A.M., Mutton, T.Y. & Hines, H.B. (2013). A new dasyurid marsupial from Kroombit Tops, south-east Queensland, Australia: the Silver-headed Antechinus, Antechinus argentus sp. nov. (Marsupialia: Dasyuridae). Zootaxa 3746 (2): 201-239.
WildNet taxon ID
35003
Synonym(s)
Antechinus flavipes
Nature Conservation Act 1992 (NCA) status
Endangered
Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC) status
Endangered
Conservation significant
Yes
Endemicity
Native
Pest status
Nil
Species environment
Terrestrial

Other resources

Species Profile and Threats Database (SPRAT)
Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums (OZCAM)
Atlas of Living Australia

Data source

This profile data is sourced from the QLD Wildlife Data API using the Get species by ID function used under CC-By 4.0
https://apps.des.qld.gov.au/species/?op=getspeciesbyid&taxonid=35003

This information is sourced from the WildNet database managed by the Queensland Department of Environment and Science.

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Licence
Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)
Last updated
23 October 2019
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